Former Sky Blues defender visited demetia care home  - The Coventry Observer

Former Sky Blues defender visited demetia care home 

Holly Clement 25th Apr, 2024   0

FORMER Sky Blues defender and his colleagues visited a Coventry residential dementia care home, MHA Charnwood House -who provide residential dementia care for 65 residents.

Taking place prior to the semi-final clash, David and John Szyndler, mental health and well-being manager and his dog Winnie mingled with the residents, with Winnie winning their hearts.

Ellen Bishop, activity coordinator said: “Most of the residents here are Coventry City fans so when we told them what was happening they were really excited.

“Not long after I joined the home, I arranged a residents meeting where we spoke about how we can engage the residents’ family members into the activities we do and make them community focused.

“The visit went really well, David and his team interacted with residents and spoke about his time as a player amongst other things.

“Winne was an absolute star, really well behaved and the residents really enjoyed the day.

“We all watched the semi final together and even though the result didn’t go our way, it was a splendid game.”

David Busst said football has the power to bring people together, adding it was great to see the residents have a chat about football and listen to some of their own stories.


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